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The International Egg Foundation charity is governed by a constitution of Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO), with the only voting members being the charity trustees.

The management of the foundation is the responsibility of the trustees, who are the ultimate decision-making body and are overseen by the trustee Chairman.

The Board of Trustees hold bi-annual meetings to oversee and complete due diligence on prospective projects and ensure that all supported projects are operating within the IEF guidelines.

Meet the team

Tim is a founding trustee and current Chairman of the IEF. He is passionate about helping more people around the world access the incredible nutrition found in eggs, having held senior leadership roles within the global egg industry for over 20 years.

Steve is a highly successful international businessman and entrepreneur with a wealth of experience and expertise from within the egg industry. As an IEF trustee, Steve brings with him over 20 years knowledge of the global egg industry and has helped to develop the future direction of the IEF.

From an early age, Bruce pursued a career on his family farm. Today, the farm ‘Centre Fresh Egg’ has multiple operations in Iowa as well as Mozambique. Bruce is therefore uniquely placed to offer expertise and experience in producing eggs in both developed and emerging nations.

Pierre-Marie Borne is a veterinarian, having graduated from the Lyon Veterinary School in 1988. He has experience of working with smallholder farmers in Africa and Asia, where he has provided expertise and assistance to develop local competencies, both commercially and through previous charitable roles.

Walter offers a wealth of industry knowledge, having been an egg producer since 1986. He has served in various capacities within the Canadian poultry industry, and is currently Director at Egg Farmers of Canada. He enjoys serving the egg industry, and is passionate about supporting the next generation of farmers to thrive.

Juan Felipe joined the IEF as a Trustee in 2023, bringing focus, ambition and many years’ experience in the egg industry. The prominent businessman is CEO of the largest egg producer in Colombia, having been affiliated with the company since his school years.


John joined the IEF in 2023. A veteran of the poultry & egg industry, serving 23 years with US Poultry & Egg Association, 16 as President.

As President, John was responsible for the administration of all Association programmes and activities, and served as President of the U.S. Poultry & Egg Harold E. Ford Foundation.


Cassy is our CEO who brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously held the role of Chief Operating Officer for the World Egg Organisation which incorporates the International Egg Commission (IEC).

Passionate about delivering innovative projects and initiatives, she is responsible for strategic planning and leadership.

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